Pop stars Erasure have booked a New Year's Eve (31Dec14) gig at New York's Terminal 5 venue, which will end a major tour that begins at the beginning of next month (Aug14).

Vince Clarke and Andy Bell are hitting the road to promote their 16th studio album, The Violent Flame, which will be released in September (14) - and they've lined up a 60-date European and North American tour, which begins with a pre-tour set at the CarFest event in Cheshire, England on 1 August (14).

The official dates begin in Miami, Florida on 12 September (14) and include a Halloween (31Oct14) concert in Las Vegas and Christmas shows in London.

The tour will wrap up with two dates at Terminal 5 in New York on 30 and 31 December (14).